9 January 2023

Police appeal for information on alpaca shot dead at Lake Albert

| Shri Gayathirie Rajen
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Freddy the alpaca was shot dead on Saturday. Photo: Rural Crime Prevention Team – NSW Police Force.

Rural Crime investigators from Riverina Police District are appealing for information after an alpaca was shot dead on a property in Lake Albert over the weekend.

Police say Freddy the alpaca was killed on Saturday evening (7 January) while he was drinking from a dam near the boundary of the Wagga property.

It’s believed he was shot from Mitchell Road.

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Freddy lived on a farm and was cared for and loved by clients and community members at a disability service.

Police are appealing for anyone who knows anything about the incident, including residents who saw or heard anything suspicious on Saturday night, to come forward.

Those with information can call Detective Senior Constable Ned Doubleday on 0429 596 435, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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